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How to Help Your Child Obtain More Financial Aid for College

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Thanks for visiting Mainstream Mom. If you subscribe via Email , you’ll get educational tips and resources on money management sent straight to you, for free!Some fortunate parents have enough cash on hand to pay for their child’s college education…

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Your Retirement Income Plan: Do-It-Yourself or Hire a Professional?

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Retirement Income Plan Questions

David Bakke is a financial contributor for Money Crashers Personal Finance. He writes about retirement planning, frugal living tips, paying off debt, and achieving financial success.
A retirement income plan is different from saving for retirement, which is a necessary…

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Texting Behind the Wheel Drives Motorists Up the Wall

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Chances are you’ve been there. You’re cruising down the highway when you glance at the car in the next lane over and find its driver clicking away on his cellphone. Yep, he’s sending a text, and apparently you aren’t the…

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What Kind of Couponer Are You?

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Not Every Couponer is The Same
Different lifestyles means different needs and therefore, different coupons. Luckily, when it comes to online savings and coupon codes, there’s room for everybody. In the graphic below, we’ve concocted a silly little mob of…

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Cut Your Cable Bundle By 40% Without Sacrificing Anything

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News flash! Cable companies keep raising their rates every single year. In fact, since 1996 the average cable monthly cable bill has gone up by 93 percent.
Another news flash! Cable companies raise rates every year because for the most…

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Grocery Prices on The Rise: Past and Present

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A show of hands, please: How many of you have left the grocery store lately, looking at the receipt and wondering how your total managed to be so high?
Prices continue to rise, and as a result, consumers are paying…

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Saving Money In the Kitchen

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Saving Money in the Kitchen

If you’ve tracked your spending for any length of time, you will quickly notice a very large portion of your money goes towards food. Therefore, saving money in the kitchen is vital if you want to get the most out…

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Grocery Couponing Class with Savings Nation

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Grocery Couponing Classes with Savings Nation

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Grocery Coupon Classes
Gain a better understanding of how to shop with coupons using strategic couponing and *menu planning techniques and achieve savings of 50% or more. *Wholesome, healthy meals!
Coming to a town near you!
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Save On Kids Clothes

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Save on kids clothes

There’s a special feeling attached to making a haul on clothes. I love shopping for clothes and laying out item after item when I get home and knowing I paid little to practically nothing for each article. And saving on…

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Learn Tax Strategy with Tax Insight

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Learn Tax Strategy with Tax Insight

Understanding Your Personal Tax Situation
In your lifetime you will likely spend more money on taxes than on anything else. However, if you are like most people, you really don’t know how to control and minimize that expense. It doesn’t…

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Teaching Your Kids About Money

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Teaching your kids about money!

How Parents Impact Their Children’s Financial Future
It amazes me sometimes, as I write about financial topics, how changing behaviors have impacted the way we view money. Some are positive changes, like the increased awareness of the importance of saving…

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